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Governing Board

The Governing Board is responsible for the strategic direction of the institute. Board members, who are appointed for a two-year term, includes persons of vision and experience from BMI’s partner schools, a representative of BMI Alumni and several leading members of the business community.

For over 20 years we at BMI have been paving the way for high quality executive education, and we continue to do so with dynamic content and methods that are aligned with today’s reality.

Jurgita Bendikaitė-Ursavaş
BMI Director General

Chairmen of the Board

Rolandas Valiūnas

Co-Chair, BMI BoardManaging Partner,Ellex Valiunas, Lithuania

Jean-Paul Larçon

Co-Chair, BMI Board Professor, HEC Paris, France

Board Members

Véronique Malleret

Chair, BMI Academic Council, France

Gabriella Mazzini

Director, International Development for EMEA region, HEC Paris, France

Pierre Semal

Academic Director, BMI Brussels; Professor, Louvain School of Management, Belgium

Lars Ohnemus

Director, Corporate Governance Center, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Antanas Zabulis

Vilnius City Council Member, Lithuania

Rita Bendaravičienė

Dean, The Faculty of Economics & Management, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Aivaras Čičelis

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, INVEGA, Lithuania

Ramūnas Bičiulaitis

Board Member and CFO, SEB Bank, Lithuania

Rytis Valūnas

President of BMI Alumni Association, Lithuania

Pierre Dussauge

Former Dean of Faculty, HEC Paris, France

Matthieu de Nanteuil

Dean of LSM, Belgium

Saulius Adomaitis

Global Oil and Gas Leader, Ernst & Young Middle East, UAE

Academic Council

The Academic Council advises and supports the Academic Dean at BMI on matters of academic policy, curriculum and faculty. Its members bring global expertise in pedagogic development at business schools as well as familiarity with evolving management needs in the business world and representation of the interests of current programme participants.

Academic Council Chairs

Véronique Malleret

Chair, BMI Academic Council, Brussels & Vilnius

Rolf Jens Brunstad

Honorary Chair, BMI Academic Council; Professor, NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Academic Council Members

Dominique Rouziès

Academic Dean, BMI; Professor, HEC Paris

Kulwant Singh

Professor, NUS Business School, Singapore

Alain Dumont

Professor, Tulane University, US and HEC Paris, France

Arun Pereira

Professor, Saint Louis University, US

Pierre Semal

Academic Director, BMI Brussels;Professor, Louvain School of Management, Belgium

Jonas Iržikevičius

Co-Founder and CEO, GoindexLithuania

Nina Klebanskaja

Professor, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Andrés Cuneo, PhD

Professor, ESADE Business School, Spain

Katarina Kaarbøe

Professor, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway

Sonata Staniulienė

Assoc. Professor, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

James Thewissen

Assoc. Professor, Vice-Dean of Corporate Relations and Communication, Louvain School of Management, Belgium

International Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board (IAB) advises on matters related to BMI’s long-term policy, international strategy and alliances. It includes independent personalities nominated by the Governing Board for their international experience in leadership and management education.

Bernard Ramanantsoa

Chair, BMI International Advisory Board;Distinguished Emeritus Professor, HEC Paris, France

Vladas Algirdas Bumelis

Chairman of the Board, Biotechpharma, Lithuania

Rolf Jens Brunstad

Professor Emeritus, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway

Bernard Coulie

Professor, UCLouvain, Belgium

Nicole de Fontaines

Executive Director of CEMS, The Global Alliance in Management Education

Finn Junge-Jensen

Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Julija Kiršienė

Professor, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Christine Benedicthe Meyer

Professor, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Norway

Danas Tvarijonavičius

Chairman of the Board, Amilina, Lithuania

John M. Trapani III

Professor, Goldring Institute of International Business, Tulane University, US

Zhou Lin

Dean, Chinese University of Hong Kong Business School, China

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